Things great and small : collections management policies / John E. Simmons.

Title: 
Things great and small : collections management policies / John E. Simmons.
Author/Artist: 
Simmons, John E.
Publisher: 
Washington, DC : American Association of Museums, c2006.
Description: 
iv, 208 p. ; 28 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
94881
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
AM133.S59
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-200) and index.
Contents: 
Considering collections management policy --
Compiling collections management policies --
Introductory sections --
Authority --
Scope of collections --
Categories of collections --
Acquisitions and accessions --
Deaccessions and disposal --
Loans --
Objects in custody --
Documentation --
Collections care --
Access and use --
Risk management and insurance --
Intellectual property --
Additional collections stewardship issues --
Ethics --
Appraisals, identifications, and research services --
Policy review and revision --
Epilogue : when policy meets reality.
ISBN: 
1933253037